Apr
28
2:00 PM14:00

Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra

John Monks, Conductor

Program to be announced.

All tickets are $10 for adults, (children and students free). Tickets are not specific to any one concert, but good at any of the three performances. All tickets are available at the door.

Participating ESCO members: Charlie Cunningham (cello), Debbie Heaton (violin), Luell Scott (viola), Rena Segebartt (viola), Annie Shaw (viola)

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May
3
6:00 PM18:00

Platypus Clarinet Orchestra

Mike Curtis, Conductor

Program: "Women of the Commonwealth"

Woodstock by Joni Mitchell - Canada
Andante for  Clarinet and Orchestra by Alice Mary Smith - England
Ruach by Zoe Felton - England
Hambani Kakuhle Kwela by Becky Stelzner - South Africa
Once There Were Birds by Fran Griffin - Australia
Irish Stew by Roma Cafolia - Ireland

This concert is free.

The brainchild of Eugene Symphony musicians Mike Curtis and Carol Robe, the Platypus Clarinet Orchestra includes all shapes and sizes of clarinets, from the baby E flat to the contrabass clarinet, played by community amateur musicians and professional musicians.

Participating ESCO clarinetists: Rebecca Hazen, Linda Garcia, Chris Heritage, Eleanor Montagna, and Roy Whang.

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May
3
7:00 PM19:00

Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra

John Monks, Conductor

Program to be announced.

All tickets are $10 for adults, (children and students free). Tickets are not specific to any one concert, but good at any of the three performances. All tickets are available at the door.

Participating ESCO members: Charlie Cunningham (cello), Debbie Heaton (violin), Luell Scott (viola), Rena Segebartt (viola), Annie Shaw (viola)

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May
5
2:00 PM14:00

Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra

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John Monks, Conductor

Program TBA

All tickets are $10 for adults, (children and students free). Tickets are not specific to any one concert, but good at any of the three performances. All tickets are available at the door.

Participating ESCO members: Charlie Cunningham (cello), Debbie Heaton (violin), Luell Scott (viola), Rena Segebartt (viola), Annie Shaw (viola)

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May
16
7:30 PM19:30

Riverside Chamber Symphony

Philip Bayles, Conductor
Samuel Kalcheim, Associate Conductor


Don Giovanni Overture by Mozart
Suite Miniature by Dubois
Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”) by Mendelssohn

Founded in 2000, the 30-piece Riverside Chamber Symphony is a Resident Ensemble of the Wildish Theater, performing 4-6 programs per year. The players are outstanding nonprofessionals from around the region. In addition to performing traditional classical masterworks, the orchestra has undertaken new works and has collaborated with a number of distinguished soloists.

Open seating, $10 suggested donation

Participating ESCO players: Charlie Cunningham (cello), Basil Clough (clarinet), Barry Jarvis (oboe), Tawney Knecht (cello), Shirley Schaaf (violin), Isabelle Uhl (viola), and Rob Voss (violin)

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Jun
2
4:00 PM16:00

Platypus Clarinet Orchestra

Mike Curtis, Conductor

Program: "Women of the Commonwealth"

Woodstock by Joni Mitchell - Canada
Andante for  Clarinet and Orchestra by Alice Mary Smith - England
Ruach by Zoe Felton - England
Hambani Kakuhle Kwela by Becky Stelzner - South Africa
Once There Were Birds by Fran Griffin - Australia
Irish Stew by Roma Cafolia - Ireland

The brainchild of Eugene Symphony musicians Mike Curtis and Carol Robe, the Platypus Clarinet Orchestra includes all shapes and sizes of clarinets, from the baby E flat to the contrabass clarinet, played by community amateur musicians and professional musicians.

Participating ESCO clarinetists: Rebecca Hazen, Linda Garcia, Chris Heritage, Eleanor Montagna, and Roy Whang.

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Apr
13
5:00 PM17:00

Platypus Clarinet Orchestra

Mike Curtis, Conductor

Program:

Ruach by Zoe Felton (loosely based on main biblical events)
Beginnings
Falling
Liberty
Firefall

Once There Were Birds by Fran Griffin
Restless wings
Where birds no longer fly
Wind and sky remember

This concert is part of the Oregon Clarinet Symposium

The brainchild of Eugene Symphony musicians Mike Curtis and Carol Robe, the Platypus Clarinet Orchestra includes all shapes and sizes of clarinets, from the baby E flat to the contrabass clarinet, played by community amateur musicians and professional musicians.

Participating ESCO clarinetists: Rebecca Hazen, Linda Garcia, Chris Heritage, Eleanor Montagna, and Roy Whang.

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Dec
13
7:30 PM19:30

Riverside Chamber Symphony

Holiday Concert

Philip Bayles, Conductor

Salud D'Amore by Elgar
The Serenade by Glazinoff
Andante for Flute by Mozart
Traditional carols for sing-along

Founded in 2000, the 30-piece Riverside Chamber Symphony is a Resident Ensemble of the Wildish Theater, performing 4-6 programs per year. The players are outstanding nonprofessionals from around the region. In addition to performing traditional classical masterworks, the orchestra has undertaken new works and has collaborated with a number of distinguished soloists.

Open seating, $10 suggested donation

Participating ESCO players: Basil Clough (clarinet), Barry Jarvis (oboe), Tawney Knecht (cello), Shirley Schaaf (violin), and Rob Voss (violin)

 

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Jun
10
10:00 AM10:00

Music in the Garden

Music in the Garden, the Eugene Symphony Guild’s flagship fundraiser, is a self-guided tour of private gardens in the Eugene area. Gardens this year are at 3000 Calla St., 1088 Tyson, 333 Blackfoot, 720 River Road, and 1272 River Road.

Tickets to Music in the Garden can be purchased in advance at various local nurseries at a discount ($15) or on the day of the tour at any of the six gardens ($18).

Participating ESCO players: Alessa Bakkum (violin), Charlie Cunningham (cello), Donna Sue Gentry (cello), Debbie Heaton (violin), Barry Jarvis (Oboe), Pat Moore (bassoon), B.J. Novitski (cello), Michael Ponichtera (viola), Jeff Simas (French horn), Bill Specht (violin), and Alex Zunterstein (violin).

These ESCO players perform in various groups throughout the day, at one of the locations. Look for particulars in the event program, available at the door on June 10.

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May
27
2:30 PM14:30

Play It Again

Eugene Symphony’s Play It Again! Adult Chamber Ensemble program brings together amateur musicians to form chamber ensembles with musicians at their skill level. Each ensemble receives coaching with a professional Eugene Symphony musician. The program culminates with a public performance at the First Christian Church.

Participating ESCO players: Karen Fiedler (flute), Debbie Heaton (violin), Amos Heifner (French horn), Barry Jarvis (oboe), Soyoung Kim (cello),  Diane Livermore (cello), Eleanor Montagna (clarinet), B.J. Novitski (cello), Michael Ponichtera (viola), Rena Segebartt (viola), Judy Spearin (violin), Bill Specht (violin)

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Apr
8
5:00 PM17:00

Northwest Christian University's Spring Show

NCU Music Department

"The Prodigal"

Music from La La Land, The Wiz, Gwen Stefani and more. Students and faculty have collaboratively written and designed this theatrical production of the biblical story of the prodigal son for the entire family to enjoy.

Tickets ($5 students, $10) are available online (+$2 fee) or through the music department: music@nwcu.edu
541-349-7400

ESCO players: Amey Herman (violin) and Doug Heydon (bass)

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